Blog log from P1 of 2020: Melbourne vs Adelaide

Salem marks 45m out on a slight angle and tugs his set shot right for the first score. (Q1 3:20)
Jones sails through the first goal of the arvo after Oliver spoils a Milera rebound kick and butters up for the goal assist give. (Q1 5:26)
Tomlinson misses a flying snap from the HFF. (Q1 8:27)
Hibberd falls on the ball after spoiling in a pack at defensive hotspot, Stengle falls on him to win a HTB free and boot his first goal. (Q1 9:52)
The Crows are kicking into a significant breeze in Q1. (Q1 12:40)
Talia spoils a long ball to the hotspot towards the pocket but Brown keeps his feet and gets to the crumb first, he soccers it home from 15m. (Q1 16:28)
Crocker marks on the HFF, knows his distance and passes short to Lynch 40m out on the flank. Lynch walks in but then goes back to Crocker 20m out, who marks and goals. (Q1 18:23)
Langdon runs free around the outer wing and bombs to the square where Mitch Brown draws a contact free on Butts for an easy goal. (Q1 20:36)
Vandenberg goes long from the HFF to the hotspot after a stoppage, Brown gets another contact free on Butts but misses this one. (Q1 23:54)
Petracca intercepts an O’Brien handball at halfback to start an attack, Langdon marks 45m out on the flank and misses. (Q1 25:53)
Frampton marks 40m out on a slight angle but hoofs it well wide in ugly style. (Q2 0:35)
Murphy is on his own at half forward to receive on a switch play, he snaps off the left boot off a step from 50m on a slight angle and rides it home on the breeze. (Q2 5:50)
Davis marks a McAdam pass on the lead 45m out on a slight angle and puts the Crows in front with his first goal. (Q2 12:05)
Sparrow falls into the back of Poholke 45m out in front of the Adelaide goals, producing a set shot miss. (Q2 13:30)
Wilson sails through a nice set shot from 45m on a slight angle after marking on the wing and getting the benefit of a 50m penalty for encroachment by Tomlinson. (Q2 15:50)
Pickett receives at a stoppage deep in the FP and snaps a checkside goal from 30m. (Q2 19:38)
Viney hits the post with a set shot from 40m on a slight angle. (Q2 20:30)
Himmelberg extends the Adelaide lead with a snap from a pack 20m out after good Stengle tackle pressure forces Lever to cough the ball up by hand. (Q2 23:06)
Mitch Brown picks up a loose footy at the hotspot with two drawn to him, leaving Petracca to receive and checkside the goal off his right. (Q2 24:51)
Davis boots his second goal from a snap across the body from 30m on the flank off his left boot. (Q2 27:36)
Davis passes to Atkins 35m out on the flank who misses into the wind. (Q3 0:36)
Petracca, who had a stellar first half, takes a big screamer over the hapless Butts at the hotspot for his second goal. (Q3 5:52)
Petracca marks again 30m out on the flank but this time pokes a set shot into the post. (Q3 9:50)
Poholke marks 40m out on a slight angle on a rebound move started by Milera, his set shot drifts for a point. (Q3 12:00)
Petracca beats Atkins in a ground battle in the centre and feeds Jones who goes long for Langdon to mark and goal from 40m on a slight angle. (Q3 12:52)
Nathan Jones snaps a stoppage goal from close range after an inside feed by Viney. (Q3 16:37)
Talia spoils a pass to Brown at the hotspot but the ball squirts to CHF for the Dees where Nathan Jones is on his own to gather and goal. (Q3 18:32)
Poholke feeds Chayce Jones to run away from the next centre bounce to true CHF, he sinks the slipper and it just clears the line for a goal. (Q3 19:37)
Tom McDonald marks 40m out on a slight angle and converts. (Q3 22:50)
Tom McDonald marks again deep in the pocket 20m out, that one flies through as well from a far more difficult angle. (Q3 24:23)
McHenry kicks truly from 40m on a slight angle but the umpire said it was touched off the boot, only a point. (Q3 25:48)
Stengle pivots in traffic on the HFF and passes to Brad Crouch 35m out on a slight angle for a goal into the wind. (Q3 28:13)
Tom McDonald marks 50m out on a slight angle but misses. (Q3 30:18)
Keays streams through the centre and goes long, Jetta gives away a contact free to Crocker 20m out on a slight angle who kicks truly. (Q4 1:02)
Melksham rolls a snap wide from a stoppage 15m out. (Q4 3:01)
Tom McDonald passes to Melksham on the boundary 50m out, races to the goal line then leads out to receive a centring pass 20m out for a nice goal. (Q4 9:17)
Viney catches Keays HTB 35m out on a slight angle after a poor handball by Luke Brown, but the set shot is wide. (Q4 11:17)
Keays is pinged for a throw under a Sparrow tackle at the Demon hotspot, that’s the sealing goal. (Q4 16:21)
Poholke marks 40m out on a slight angle but misses. (Q4 20:33)
Mitch Brown snaps wide from the pocket under heavy Kelly chase pressure. (Q4 22:05)
Mitch Brown goals from the square after catching a toepoke by Tom McDonald from the pocket. (Q4 22:33)
Petracca puts an exclamation point on a fabulous day with his third goal from a snap from 40m on the flank. (Q4 26:05)

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